La Liga review

Messi hits brace off bench

May 5, 2013
Lionel Messi came off the bench to score twice as Barcelona avoided a major shock against Real Betis at the Camp Nou, running out 4-2 winners.

• Sat: Real win thriller

Messi took his goals tally to 60 for the season after coming on as a substitute with his side being held 2-2 by the spirited visitors and facing a real threat to their 13-month unbeaten home record in La Liga.

While the Catalan faithful revelled in Messi's display, his 34-minute cameo did ...

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